How to Make Crostatas

How to Make Crostatas

For many bakers pie is the first dessert that comes to mind when summer rolls around. But for this Italian baker, the dessert of choice is a crostata, a tart often filled with fruit or…

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Grilling Big Roast Recipe

Grilling Big Roast Recipe

A few years back I wrote an article on sear-roasting a classic technique for searing meat or fish on the stove top and then roasting it in the oven until just done. It’s one of my…

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How To Build The Perfect Cheese Platter

How To Build The Perfect Cheese Platter

We’ve been enjoying the nuances flavors, textures, and aromas of cheese. Paired with crusty bread and a glass of vino few foods are as satisfying and as stress free cheese is the perfect solution when…

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Amaretto-Cherry Semifreddo

Amaretto-Cherry Semifreddo

This is a departure from the classic loaf shape for a semifreddo. This version is round and it has a crust with an almond vibe from crumbled amaretti cookies. The crushed tablet keeps the blended…

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Guide to Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Guide to Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Cooking with herbs is an easy way to make a recipe with flavor. Not sure where to start, Use this info graphic as a quick reference for how to prep and store fresh herbs plus…

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Amazing Tips For Visiting Malta.

Amazing Tips For Visiting Malta.

I was born and raised in Malta. At the age of 27, I moved to Edinburgh. There are some things about Malta that I really miss – though there are a few other things I…

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The Best Beaches, Restaurants And Hotels.

The Best Beaches, Restaurants And Hotels.

Sea shores and outside There’s bounty to request on the coast, as well. South of Siracusa, Fontane Bianche has a sandy sea shore, and cafés, and a few alimentari for outing supplies. Be that as…

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Tips For Anyone Visiting Corsica

Tips For Anyone Visiting Corsica

Although only around a two hour’s flight time from the UK, Corsica is a holiday destination which is still relatively unknown. Located south of France and just above Sardinia, it’s a small yet intriguing island,…

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The Beautiful Beach In Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

The Beautiful Beach In Ayia Napa, Cyprus.

Recently we spent 10 days relaxing in Ayia Napa, Cyprus and it was heaven. It was exactly what we’d hoped for and we left sunkissed, happy and 100% relaxed. It’s amazing what 30 degree days,…

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MYKONOS TRAVEL GUIDE.

MYKONOS TRAVEL GUIDE.

One of the biggest tourist destinations in Greece, Mykonos attracts cruises, families, and honeymooning couples. It is the most expensive island in the Cyclades, but it’s tough to resist with its quiet winding streets, small…

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